Economy adds impressive 209K jobs in July – The Hill

The Hill Economy adds impressive 209K jobs in JulyThe HillThe U.S. economy added a solid 209,000 jobs in July, exceeding economists' estimates as the labor market shows few signs of slowing down. The unemployment rate last month fell to 4.3 percent from 4.4, the Labor Department reported on Friday. The labor …Lower-Wage Americans Finally Get Some […]

Montgomery County Government 401: The Golden Hammer to Implement Zero-Based Budgeting

Montgomery County Government 401: The Golden Hammer to Implement Zero-Based Budgeting

Image: Since we’re looking for something fun to do, such as zero-based budgeting or learning about the Montgomery County government, let’s start with The Hillary Step, at 28,839 feet, Mount Everest, Nepal. The Step is a nearly vertical climb of approximately 39 feet just below the South Summit. The 2015 earthquake on Mount Everest has […]

Tesla’s other ‘S’: The breakthrough model of growth Musk is betting on – CNBC

CNBC Tesla's other 'S': The breakthrough model of growth Musk is betting onCNBCThe Tesla Model 3 means many things to many people: an affordable electric car; an overpriced and overhyped tech product; a somewhat ergonomically awkward people mover; the beginning of the self-driving future; a key link in a sustainable-energy model …Tesla Q2 Earnings: 'You Need […]

Sprint hints at deal prospects, shares surge – Reuters

Reuters Sprint hints at deal prospects, shares surgeReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) – Sprint Corp (S.N) shares jumped more than 10 percent on Tuesday after its chief executive said an announcement on merger talks should come in the "near future" and the company reported a quarterly profit for the first time in three …Sprint Posts Rare Profit, Says […]

Stocks gain as investors assess economic data, earnings

HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets advanced Tuesday as investors studied a fresh round of corporate earnings reports and data releases for signs the global economy is on the right track. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 rose 0.6 percent to 7,413 and France’s CAC 40 added 0.5 percent to 5,118. Germany’s DAX also rose […]

Discovery CEO on Scripps Deal: “We’ll Evaluate All” Networks – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter Discovery CEO on Scripps Deal: "We'll Evaluate All" NetworksHollywood ReporterDavid Zaslav says the $14.6 billion transaction will create a "global content engine" as he and his Scripps counterpart Kenneth Lowe tout the benefits on a call with analysts. Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav on Monday touted the company's …Discovery CEO: Scripps Helps Distribution Efforts, […]

Montgomery County Treasurer Davenport displays finance ignorance during “budget workshop,” costs County a fortune in payroll expense

Montgomery County Treasurer Davenport displays finance ignorance during “budget workshop,” costs County a fortune in payroll expense

Image: Embattled County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport presented her department budget proposal on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, with Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace James Metts reading or sleeping in the background. Conroe, July 31 – Embattled Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport attempted to fool the public into believing the financial economy of her payroll operation […]

Model 3: 10 Things We Learned From Tesla’s Launch Event – Motley Fool

The Verge Model 3: 10 Things We Learned From Tesla's Launch EventMotley FoolOne thing is clear: The Model 3 is a game-changer. But now Tesla just needs to build hundreds of thousands more. Daniel Sparks. (TMFDanielSparks). Jul 30, 2017 at 10:03AM. Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model 3 is here, marking the start of the electric-car …Elon Musk should […]

US Economic Growth Rebounds, But Breaking Out Is Hard to Do – Bloomberg

Bloomberg US Economic Growth Rebounds, But Breaking Out Is Hard to DoBloombergThe U.S. economy's second-quarter rebound puts the expansion back on its familiar, steady path more than it heralds anything new and exciting. Gross domestic product grew at a 1.9 percent annual pace for the first half, below the expansion's 2.2 …US economy rebounds in […]